Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details


Operator 1



Full Time

On Site


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you desire.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO.

  • Excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution.

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program, and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • An organization recognized as one of the best work environments for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Plymouth, MN location in the Structural Heart division. Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life by designing and providing devices and management solutions for treating structural heart disease.

We are seeking an Operator I for our Plymouth, MN location. This position is responsible for the production of high-quality medical devices within a manufacturing cell. This position includes detailed assembly, sewing, packaging, and operation of various equipment and machinery. This role includes a $1500 sign-on bonus!

2nd shift: Monday - Thursday, 4:05 pm to 2:35 am

What You’ll Work On

  • Assemble and weld medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools

  • Locate and correct problems by examining and performing a visual inspection of parts

  • Repair and correct devices and related components using microscopes and applicable tools

  • Be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems, and solutions to all levels of manufacturing management in both written and oral form

  • Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all operations

  • Participate in continuous improvement/quality initiatives to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • 6 months of experience working in a medical or other regulated production company

Education and Experience you’ll Bring

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions - Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages

  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance

  • Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts

  • Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: [Register to View]

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at [Register to View] on Facebook at [Register to View] and on Twitter @AbbottNews and [Register to View]